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Good Divorce Week 2021: Child Arrangements in Divorce

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To mark ‘Good Divorce Week’, Legal experts in Family law and Divorce matters at Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors explain how to make the divorce process a much more straightforward one. Today (29/11/2021) marks the start of...

EXPLAINED: The New Tax Rules Affecting Family Trusts

Laura Fairlie
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Before you register a Family Trust, there are new rules to consider regarding Tax and Trusts. Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors in Teesside explain the process. In accordance with Money Laundering regulations, which came into force in 2017,...

Regional Firm Over National Firm? Why National Law Firms Don't Always Do The Best Job

Mark Ellis
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As Tilly Bailey & Irvine’s Personal Injury Solicitors in Hartlepool discovered recently, a more well-known national law firm does not always ensure a better job for clients - and we step in. A Partner at the Hartlepool branch of Tilly Bailey...

Leanne Fryer Becomes Partner At Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors is delighted to announce that Leanne Fryer will become a Partner at the Teesside-based law firm in October 2021. Leanne’s journey with Tilly Bailey & Irvine started back in 2010 as a Northumbria University...

Injury Claims: Pedestrians and Cyclists to be Given More Priority

Kay Ditcham
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Later this year, the Highway Code will be updated to give more priority to cyclists and pedestrians. Tilly Bailey & Irvine's Personal Injury Solicitors in Hartlepool explain how it affects future road accident claims. It cannot be denied that...

Medomsley Physical Abuse Settlement Scheme to conclude on 1 January 2022

Nathalie Clayton
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The Ministry of Justice (‘MOJ’) has announced that it will conclude the Medomsley Physical Abuse Settlement Scheme on 1 st January 2022. Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors explain what this now means for victims. The MOJ have confirmed...

Dupuytren Contracture Disease: What is it?

Mark Ellis
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Dupuytren Contracture Disease is now a prescribed disease, but what is it? Tilly Bailey & Irvine's Personal Injury Solicitors explain. On 19 th September 2018 the Social Security (Industrial Injuries) (Prescribed Disease) Amendment Regulations...

Covid-19: Workplace health and safety rights and working from home

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How has health and safety in the workplace changed during the Covid-19 pandemic? And what are your legal rights? Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors explain. Over the last 12 months the working world has changed beyond recognition and in particular it...

The growing danger of asbestos in schools

Mark Ellis
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Is asbestos negligence becoming a more serious issue in schools? Mark Ellis, a personal injury claim specialist at Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors explains the situation... The Department of Education in 2018 revealed that some 87% of...

Asbestos training plummets during Covid-19 lockdown

Mark Ellis
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Covid-19 and subsequent lockdowns have resulted in asbestos training plummeting. Tilly Bailey & Irvine's Personal Injury Solicitors highlight how this ups the risk of people suffering asbestos-related injuries. The Covid Pandemic...

HAVS and VWF injury claims: How solicitors offer a vital second opinion

Mark Ellis
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Have you been a victim of HAVS or VWF injuries? Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors in Hartlepool explain what you can do if your union no longer assists or pursues your claim, and how a solicitor can help your case. Mark Ellis of Tilly Bailey...

'No fault divorce' system approved for 2022

Wendy Beacom
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Parliament has this week announced an act that will bring in a no fault divorce system for 2022. Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors Partner Wendy Beacom explains... Parliament announced that the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Act 2020 will...

Approaching holidays with children as separated parents

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The thought of engaging in a summer holiday break with your child as a divorced or separated parent can be a tricky one to approach. Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors in Teesside outline what you can consider. Can I take my child on a summer...

Pothole Injuries: Enough £s in the pot to fix pothole crisis?

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As a pothole crisis emerges in Stockton, Tilly Bailey & Irvine's personal injury solicitors in Teesside look at the dangers if provides, what measures should be taken, and how to take action if it affects you. A poor winter (not to...

Separated Parents and the Covid-19 Vaccine

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine’s Family Law Solicitors in Teesside offer advice to separated parents to come to the best conclusions for your children over medical debates, such as taking the Covid-19 vaccination. Section 3 of the Children Act 1989...

TBI Commercial Team Support Local Care Provider's Business Development

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Corporate and Commercial Law experts at Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors in Teesside have assisted a local North East care provider in its latest business developments. An ambitious North East care provider is on the lookout for new care home...

Is a separation agreement right for you?

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If you have separated from your spouse but do not wish to immediately consider divorce proceedings, you may wish to consider entering into a Separation Agreement. Tilly Bailey & Irvine’s family law experts explain. Separation can be a...

Pre-nuptial agreements: what are they and why consider one?

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With the news of reality TV star turned businesswoman, Kim Kardashian West, filing for divorce from billionaire rapper, Kanye West, fresh in the headlines and the much speculated contents of the parties’ pre-nuptial agreement, we consider the purpose,...

Promotions aplenty at Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine, a long-serving North East firm of solicitors, has announced eight new promotions in its ranks this month. PROMOTIONS: (l-r top) Wendy Beacom,Leanne Fryer, Laura Zielinski, Sylvia...

Domestic Abuse: What Legal Aid is available?

Rebecca Samuels
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In the UK 1 in 4 women and 1 in 6 men experience domestic abuse in their lifetime. Tilly Bailey & Irvine's Family Law Solicitors explain what legal aid is available. Statistics are shocking; 2 women are murdered each week and 30 men per...

TBI welcomes Paralegal Hannah Moffett to its Probate department

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors is delighted to welcome the latest member of its Probate department, Hannah Moffett, who joins the Teesside law firm in January 2021. Hannah takes up her role as a Paralegal at Tilly Bailey & Irvine. Our latest...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors Offer Support To Teesside's Shoebox Appeal

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors once again offered its support for the annual ‘Shoebox Appeal’ by Teesside’s Philanthropic Foundation, an initiative to help disadvantaged and homeless people over the Christmas period. The Teesside...

Who keeps the family pet in a divorce or separation?

Wendy Beacom
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The process of a divorce or separation can be difficult with children involved, but similarly so with pets. Tilly Bailey & Irvine’s Family Law expert Wendy Beacom explain how it is decided who keeps the family pet in a separation… It is...

Divorce Proceedings over the Christmas Holidays

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Christmas is unfortunately not always the most wonderful time of the year. The divorce rate often sees a spike over the festive period, as Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors explain. Official statistics show that there were 455 online divorce ...

Covid-19: Child Arrangements at Christmas

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors’ Family Law experts offer you advice to aid child arrangements during a second lockdown and the 2020 Christmas period. The festive season is fast approaching and, in the wise words of Andy Williams, it is...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors: Covid-19 update (05/11/2020)

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As the UK enters a month-long lockdown until early December, Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors is glad to report that we will be continuing to support clients remotely with their legal matters. As was the case when similar rules were enforced in...

Laura Fairlie qualifies as Solicitor with TBI's Probate department

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors is delighted to announce that Chartered Legal Executive Laura Fairlie has completed her legal qualifications and was entered onto the Roll of Solicitors on 1 November 2020. Laura has been a hard-working and...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Welcomes New Private Family Law Solicitor

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The Private Family Law Team at Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors has strengthened its offering with the appointment of Jessica Inman who has today (22/10/2020) qualified as a Solicitor. Jessica, who originates from Teesside, attended Teesside and...

Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors Praised In Latest Legal 500 Rankings

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Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors received glowing praise for its work in the commercial and private client legal sectors in the 2021 Legal 500 rankings . Prior to what has been a tough year for the global economy and businesses in general,...

The future of the law

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Remote working during the Covid-19 pandemic has alerted us to many ways that new technology can help us. As Tilly Bailey & Irvine Solicitors explain, it is also showing us how to future-proof the legal world. History is important (we would know,...

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